[ kur-tin ]

  1. John, 1885–1945, Australian statesman: prime minister 1941–45.

Words Nearby Curtin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Curtin in a sentence

  • There were some heavy hours to get rid of, and we thought a visit to Camp Curtin might lighten some of them.

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  • Governor Curtin called upon the people to organize at once; and fifty thousand men hastened to the various places of rendezvous.

    Following the Flag | Charles Carleton Coffin
  • The cane you did me the honor to present through Governor Curtin was duly placed in my hand by him.

  • Curtin, the nominee for governor, was early convinced that Seward could not carry that state, but that Lincoln could.

British Dictionary definitions for Curtin


/ (ˈkɜːtɪn) /

  1. John Joseph. 1885–1945, Australian statesman; prime minister of Australia (1941–45)

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